Compare IBM Cognos vs. SAS Visual Analytics

IBM Cognos is ranked 8th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 6 reviews while SAS Visual Analytics is ranked 16th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools. IBM Cognos is rated 8.0, while SAS Visual Analytics is rated 0. The top reviewer of IBM Cognos writes "Allows us to develop reports from different data sources, increasing reliability of the data". On the other hand, IBM Cognos is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and Qlik Sense, whereas SAS Visual Analytics is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and QlikView.
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17,794 views|13,535 comparisons
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Also Known As
Cognos, Cognos AnalyticsSAS BI
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Overview

Cognos Software is IBM's Business Intelligence and Performance Management solution, offering BI, strategy management, financial performance, and data analytics applications. Cognos caters to all levels in an organization with products designed for individuals, workgroups, departments, mid-size companies, and big enterprises.

SAS Business Intelligence package offers business owners an all-in-one tool for data analysis. It is mainly comprised of analytics software that can handle all of the statistical analysis that a company requires. Functions include mining and managing to fetching important information from a variety of sources and even adapting that information, all for the purpose of analyzing the data for future use.

The SAS Business Intelligence software allows users to handle, understand, and analyze their data in both past and present fields, as well as influence vital factors for future changes. Users can also create and publish reports based on their findings so that others in their field can share the information and input suggestions. The graphic presentation is another benefit that many businesses find useful when presenting their findings to others.

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Sample Customers
More than 23,000 leading organizations across multiple industries use Cognos. Some examples of Cognos customers include BMW Financial Services, Quinte Health Care, Troy Corporation, Michigan State University, and GKN Land System.Staples, Ausgrid, Scotiabank, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Xcel Energy, and Triad Analytics Solutions.
Top Industries
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University11%
Software R&D Company9%
Financial Services Firm9%
Healthcare Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company33%
Government8%
Comms Service Provider8%
Media Company8%
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Financial Services Firm20%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government10%
Insurance Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company30%
Comms Service Provider12%
Government11%
Media Company8%
Company Size
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise54%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business9%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise81%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise63%
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